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Nov 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
education funding and also whether to tax recreational marijuana. joining us now to talk about these measures are megan verlee of colorado public radio and enrique cerna of kcts in seattle. welcome to you both. enrique cerna, let's talk about this again et ceteraically modified food initiative. this is about labeling, is that what it is? >> yes, it is. it is initiative 522. it would require the labeling of genetically modified foods on to products. what is interesting about this is that there's a lot of controversy over what is exempt and not exempt. and that's one of the things that the opponents of the initiative point out. and they say that they claim that it's a poorly written initiative. and that some items, some dairy products, some meat products, others would not be, would not apply to this. others would. so they think that this is going to add a lot of confusion. they also are against this because they feel that it is going to cost the consumer more money, whatever labeling that has to be done. would be sent down to the consumer. a lot of money also in this campaign. the oppo
Oct 30, 2013 7:00pm EDT
shutdown there's no education the in the second kick of a mule. so i have to ask you about the second kick of a mule. what happens when we come back to this argument about debt limits again next year and back to this argument about continuing resolutions for the budget? is there a third kick of a mule in the offing here? >> no, we're not going to shut the government down. we're certainly not going to default. but it's an important time to talk about the $1 trillion debt we've run up. about -- looking at it another way, we've accumulated more debt during the obama years than all the presidents from george washington to george bush. this is an alarming statistic. further evidence of what we're leaving behind for the youngest generation. so when you do something like raise the debt ceiling it's not been uncommon going back to the 12950s for there to be significant reforms attached to it. frequent they happens with a continuing resolution. we think it's alarming that america now has a debt that makes us look like a western european country and we think we ought to use these occasions to g
Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
because they're well educated or because of the way they look. so we decided to look mor deeply into this exploding trend. do we really know the consequences? "nightline" co anchor cynthia mcfadden investigates. >> we know how healthy donor eggs can be. $5,000, $10,000 says this ad. if you are a model, $50,000. >> does it make you nervous? >> at this point it's my 6th time. i don't really get nervous anymore. >> reporter: 29-year-old anna cain is a freelance writer who says she's made over $60,000 as a donor. >> as far as you're concerned there is no reason not to do this? >> no. >> reporter: today is egg retrieval day, the culmination of weeks of hormone injections to stimulate her ovaries into producing more eggs than normal. dr. joel is her doctor. >> is a donation essentially risk free? >> nothing is risk free. there is risk of the procedure. i think the right answer is yes, it's essentially risk free. >> reporter: there is a rare condition found in less than one percent of patience, ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome. 27-year-old emma smith, not his patient, was so sick with it s
Nov 1, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: in face-to-face debates. >> saying the words education and research, that's all great, but those are goals, those are platitudes, they're not plans. >> reporter: and on the campaign trail with the candidates pulling no punches. >> if you like d.c. politics, you'll love terry mcauliffe. if you like detroit finances, you'll love terry mcauliffe. >> ken's new campaign slogan is "fighting for virginia." but after campaigning with ted cruz its pretty clear that its just that. a slogan. >> reporter: stephen farnsworth is a professor of political science at the university of mary washington. >> from day one it was all about how the other side was unfit to govern. and in some ways what's happening, i think, is that voters, at least some of them, are starting to agree with both campaigns. >> reporter: among them: andrea khoury. she traditionally votes republican, but says the negativity coming from both sides has left her undecided this year. >> i think they've been doing more attacking than actually what their platform is. and i think as a voter, i need to know what i'm voting
Oct 29, 2013 3:00pm PDT
state marketplaces to -- leaving millions of dollars in outreach on the table in education funding, what are you gonna do about the approximately 17 million children wpl pre-existing conditions who can no longer be denied health insurance coverage? >> it's a false choice to say it's obamacare or nothing. there are numerous proposals, including the one i'm a co-sponsor of. >> are you serious, what you just said? are you really serious? >> we've gone through 44 votes-- 48 votes now-- of you trying to dismantle this legislation. you call that cooperation? i don't! >> reporter: next up, tavenner's boss health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. she appears tomorrow before the house energy and commerce committee. rough >> woodruff: we'll talk about the growing complaints that existing insurance policies are being canceled, right after the news summary. lawmakers from both parties called today for barring the sweeping surveillance of phone calls and e-mails. but the chair of the house intelligence committee warned it would hurt the hunt for terrorists. meanwhile, white house
Oct 31, 2013 6:00pm EDT
need to be aware of this and need to really educate their kids about what is out there because they all want to do it, there is a -- a gressive approach here for them to really go out looking for it. it's on craigslist. it's a very dangerous drug. >> thank you so much for bringing your experience in here. much more about molly including what investigators have to say about it coming up tonight at 1 is 1 after scandal. >> weather wise some good news on this halloween night in terms that most of the shower action remaining just west of the baltimore area as we start trick or treating. i think through about eight, nine we should be generally dry. not that we couldn't have a passing shower but the heaviest rain looking like it'll hold off. very mild. no need for extra layer. temperatures are still near 70. could be uncole uncomfortable in some of the heavy duty costumes. big rain maker is inbound. it'll impact overnight and on and off throughout the day friday. planning for wet morning and afternoon but for tonight, a relatively quiet evening. upper 60's with spooky clouds, a few shower
Nov 2, 2013 6:00pm EDT
child care makes it possible for women and men to gain more equality in their lives. >> and educational attainment, we are tied for first with about 24 our countries. >> exactly. >> but when it comes to health and survival, the speck measure of healthy life expectancy, we're 53rd. much lower than one would think living in the u.s.? >> very counter intuitive since we talk all the time about our high life expectancy. especially for women. the lesson, we are quite obviously one of the few, the only industrial wealthy country in the world that doesn't have a national health system, and i think that is showing up in these sticks nap we like to think of ourselves as being one of the healthiest countries on earth, but, in fact, when you put it all together, people at the top may be doing well, but we're not as a country doing that well compared to other societies. >> another one of the categories that measure is economic participation and opportunity. we ranked sixth overall we we have leadership positions filled by women, but ranked 67th when it came to fwhach equality. that's a conversation
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